March 06, 2013
Arlington County Government and Arlington Public Schools are closed today. Arlington snow crews have been working since midnight. We continue to urge everyone to stay off the roads. Visit our Snow & Ice Central for useful information and tips.
March 01, 2013
March 12, 2013 is Tornado Preparedness Day in Arlington County. Unlike hurricane season, there is no such thing as a "tornado season," and no part of the Commonwealth is immune from tornadoes. They can hit at any time of the year and at any time of the day. Arlington's Office of Emergency Management recommends everyone take two simple steps for tornado safety.
December 20, 2012
Arlington County is gearing up for winter weather by refining and reintroducing a number of tools to keep residents informed when winter weather strikes, including more traffic cameras, the Snow Removal Phase System, and the Snow and Ice Central web page.
December 14, 2012
The Arlington County Sheriff’s Office collected over 3,800 pounds of food for the Arlington Food and Assistance Center (AFAC) though a friendly competition between staff in the Detention Facility and the Courthouse. In the end, it was declared a tie ...
November 21, 2012
The Arlington County Fire Department (ACFD) is sponsoring a December food drive to benefit the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC). The drive runs Dec. 1 through Dec. 21. Bring non-perishables to any fire station in Arlington or Falls Church, or to 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Lobby.
November 01, 2012
Arlington County ended its declaration of local emergency for Hurricane Sandy at 11:55 a.m. today (Thursday, Nov. 1), four days after County Manager Barbara Donnellan declared a local emergency Oct. 28 as the deadly superstorm barreled toward the Atlantic seaboard.
October 29, 2012
Our final Sandy update. No dark intersections. A few roads remain blocked or partially blocked. Dominion expects to have power restored to all customers by Thursday night.
October 28, 2012
County Manager Barbara Donnellan today signed a Declaration of Local Emergency for Arlington County in response to Hurricane Sandy. The storm is projected to impact the Arlington area with heavy rain and damaging winds from late Sunday night through Tuesday night. Residents are urged to plan for widespread power outages. The County has opened its Emergency Winter Shelter.
October 26, 2012
As Hurricane Sandy approaches, Arlington County urges residents to prepare for the storm and stay up to date. The storm has the potential for heavy rains, winds and flooding for an extended period. Review a preparedness checklist and also find out how the County is getting ready for the storm.
October 20, 2012
The Arlington County Board today approved a $5.37 million contract to build the fiber that will connect the first 50 County and Schools facilities to the fiber optic network approved in January 2011 by the Board.